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Bayard Rustin Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rustin, Bayard

Dates

  • 1947-1987

Biographical / Historical

Bayard Rustin was a Pennsylvania-born, African-American Quaker who was concerned with nonviolence, socialism, civil rights, race relations, and international relations. He was connected with the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Friends Service Committee, War Resisters League, Congress of Racial Equality, and Committee for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. He was imprisoned during World War II for draft refusal based on his absolute pacifism.

Extent

0.17 Linear Feet (2 linear in.)

Language

English

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this individual.
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